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Shell Prospect

The Shell Prospect is a uranium mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico at an elevation of 6,801 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Shell Prospect  

State:  New Mexico

County:  Colfax

Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 36.515, -104.26810

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Satelite image of the Shell Prospect

Shell Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Shell Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: New Mexico
County: Colfax


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Shell, Homer
Home Office: New Mexico
Info Year: 1954


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Raton Section


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): JEDLICKA J J 1954 AEC PRELIM RECON REPT NO ASO-110


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